Hi, I'm MAYUMI IIDA from Hiroshima.
I am here to welcome you as your Japanese friend to help you understand Japanese culture, history and everything you want to know more and better. My tour is geared for the more independent-minded travelers. The option lets you customize your tour with a variety of activities. Your day in Hiroshima is a blank page, waiting you for writing your own tales. I am sure that you will encounter a lot of charms and delightful surprises in my hometown Hiroshima. Enjoy local hospitality and food with me !
The prices below are for a private tour for you and your partner, family or friends.
Up to 6 people
For each extra person
* Duration: 2 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 8 maximum
Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.
Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.
No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Mayumi was punctual, friendly and a great guide., with excellent English skills. She met us at our ship and took us to the Peace Museum and surrounding sights. After this great part of the tour, we took public transportation to the island of Miyajima and the Itsukushima Shrine and a great local lunch at Mayo-Chan which was a real hidden gem. We then took a speed boat ride back to the SilverSea. Really a great day in Hiroshima. I would recommend a tour with Mayumi in a heartbeat.
Dear Elaine. Thank you very much for taking the time out to leave such a great review. Wish you and Bob good health, happiness and peace. Best, Mayumi
Mayumi was a fantastic guide, she organised a very busy day visiting Hiroshima and Miyajima Island she was very knowledgeable about the sites and we enjoyed learning all about the events of Hiroshima that changed this beautiful city. We would definitely recommend Mayumi as a guide she was fantastic thank you Mayumi
Dear Marilyn, Thank you very much for the amazing review. It was surely great to know you and your group members who are all generous, thoughtful and humored. Thanks for taking the time to think of me again. Thanks a ton for the wonderful time I spent with you! I thank you all from the bottom of my heart. Wish you many years of peace, good health and happiness. Warm regards, Mayumi.
Mayumi was very informative. She was good humored. I appreciated that she brought origami paper and taught me how to make a crane, so I could add it to the Peace statue.
Dear Dana, I highly appreciate that you kindly took the time to write a review on the day when you are about to leave Japan. It was so much fun to know you, Dana. Wish you and your family good health and lots of love. Hope our paths cross again someday sometime. Best, Mayumi
We feel very fortunate to have had Mayumi as our guide today. Staying in Kyoto, we could devote only a day trip to visit the Hiroshima area, arriving at just before 10am and leaving early evening. Mayumi was however extremely organised enabling us to make the very best of our time. She also spoke excellent English, was knowledgeable about the sites and historical context and was also friendly and accommodating to our particular interests. The morning was spent on Miyajima Island. Although the famous Torii Gate is currently covered for renovation, there is so much more to see. We particularly enjoyed the Daishoin Buddhist Temple with many fascinating religious objects like the spinning scripture wheels up the steps, groping through the dark cave with the icons and all the little statues ... read more
Dear Andrew, Thank you so much for leaving me such an amazing review. I am definitely fortunate to read what you wrote and thrilled to know that you loved your experience yesterday. Yes, you are right! Although the famous Torii Gate in Miyajima is currently covered for renovation, there is so much more to see and enjoy. I have been always grateful for your considerate and caring attitude even from the very beginning of our communication. Please give my best regards to your beautiful wife and wonderful children. Isabel, please continue your study about Japan and let me know when you return to Japan someday. Next time I would like to welcome you as your Japanese friend, Not as a guide :) Best, Mayumi
We booked with Mayumi last minute for a one day tour. She met us at the train station as we were coming from Kyoto for the day. She was a wonderful guide with extensive knowledge of the area. She maintained a good pace allowing us time to take in the sites and gain some insight into the local culture. We enjoyed her company very much. We highly recommend her services.
Dear Nada I appreciate your great review. You are the beautiful Mother for the wonderful boys. I really envy you as I also have two boys. I want to believe that no matter our age, they will always need their mom...chuckle. Hope you will keep exploring the world with your nice husband and the boys. Wish you and your family good health and happiness for ever. Thank you. Best, Mayumi